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The Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal is a print and online publication that bridges the gap between traditional scientific journal and magazine. In it, we present a multidisciplinary approach to athlete care with topics including sports science, sports medicine, sports surgery, sports rehabilitation and sports radiology.

Our articles are practical and useful, and written by international experts in their field. On this website you can access all of these articles, as well as unique online-only content so you’ll stay up to date with the latest sports medicine news and research.

Launched in April 2012, the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal is published by Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital (, where athletes are provided with the highest possible medical treatment for sports-related injuries in a state-of-the-art facility, staffed by some of the world’s leading sports medicine practitioners and researchers.


How often is the Journal released?
Every 2 months.

How can I contact the Journal office?
All our details are on our Contact page.

Can I subscribe to the printed Journal?
Unfortunately we are no longer taking subscriptions for the printed journal. However, all of our content is available for free on this website.

How can I submit an article to your Journal or website?
Due to the unique nature of our published content, we do not accept completed papers that have not been commissioned. If you think you have an idea for a must-read paper that would fit our Journal, email We'll then chat to you about your idea and if we like it, we’ll send through our Author Guidelines.

How can I advertise in the Journal or on the website?

How can I get my upcoming conference publicised in the Journal?
Send an email to

Who’s behind the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal?
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Nebojsa Popovic
Managing Editor and Designer: Ivan Stankovic

Journal Co-Ordinator: Nasim Mansour Al Abbi

How can I find out more about Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital?
Visit their website

I’d like to work at Aspetar. How can I get a job?
That’s not surprising – it’s a great place to work. Visit the hospital’s careers page.




Disclaimer: ©2012 Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital is not liable for the accuracy or completeness of the information in this publication. The information in this publication cannot replace professional advice and is not intended to present the only or necessarily best methods or procedures for the medical situations discussed. The opinions expressed in all articles published in Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal are those of the authors. Similarly, the publication of advertisements does not represent any form of endorsement of the product or service being promoted by the advertiser by Aspetar or Aspire.

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